This does NOT mean that you give up your uniqueness or individuality. It just means that you find a mentor to help guide you. Shawn Thomas from @askamillionaire has been that mentor for many people.
When you are a beginner in any field, it’s often helpful to emulate the behavior and thought patterns of the people who have already achieved what you want. Doing this helps get you into the appropriate energy state to create that kind of reality for yourself.
Most of the people we recognize as “creative,” “innovative,” or “original” started out by first modeling the examples of those who came before them in their field, and then building upon those examples to create the innovative work they are known for.
For more inspiration and nuggets of wisdom, check out Shawn Thomas from @askamillionaire. Lots of great info on his Periscope too.